The Debate Between Evolution and Creationism

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If the question was posed as to what is the debate between creationism vs. evolution consist of, the thought that it is ‘“God did it” vs. “Natural processes did it,”’ (Scott, 2004) may arise. Science cannot absolutely prove or disprove Creation or Evolution. Yet scientist and the remainder of society use creationism and evolution to prove our existence. Creationist believe in the Christian account of the origin as recorded in Genesis. Creationism is the belief that statements such as “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth” (NIV) found in Genesis 1:1 and also “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (NIV) found in John 1:1. Evolution is the belief that everything just changed over …show more content…
Each in which scripture was created to have no relation at all. Neo-creationism evolution are those who see creationism in a different light. Its goal is to re-structure how life began from a non-religious perspective with no regards to scripture. Agnostic evolution is the belief that it is impossible in our current times to know the truth in regards to God and the future life with which Christians and other religious believers are concerned or over focused with. Materialistic evolution is the belief that the development of life was a product of a blind, undirected process of matter and energy and that God played absolutely no role in guiding that process.
Then we come to “The mixing of evolution and theology sometimes results in a theory called theistic evolution. The theory posits that through the process of evolution, God gradually developed life forms until finally they became human beings.” (Zinke, 2014) Theistic evolution is the proposition that God is in charge of the biological process. That God instructs the revealing of life and matter over a time span of millions of years.
In many ways theistic evolution challenges our concept of Gods being. For starters it poses the questions against “His intelligence, power, and love”. According to this article it is not feasible to go with the views of theistic evolution and still see God as upholding the well-known
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